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Washington  

Sundial 207
State/Province:  District of Columbia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Good
Latitude:   38° 55' N Longitude:   77° 00' W
Location:
  • McKinley Technology High School 101 T Street NE
    Near 2nd St. NE and R St. NE
 
Description:
  • Vertical bronze dial with Arabic numerals and long cast sunburst gnomon. On oblong sandstone. Dial is 60-80 feet up on an octagonal power plant smokestack. It is difficult to read, but safe from vandalism. School dated 1928. Similar to Eastern High School (#202).
 
General Information:
  • Owner: McKinley High School
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1928
 
References:
  • Geo. McDowell, Twelve Sundials of Washington DC, nr. 2